2 in 3 children in study missed school following discharge, with absences averaging 2 weeks; more than half of primary caregivers missed work.
Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, Mostafavi spent 10 years as a journalist.
Over a five-year period, 24% of pregnant and postpartum women in study reported unmet health care needs due to cost; 60% reported health care unaffordability.
Study suggests racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates up to a year after delivery, higher risk for those with anxiety and depression.
Study finds higher quality interactions between parents and young children while reading traditional books over digital apps.
A third of children and adolescents who underwent a complex procedure for a severe congenital heart condition were identified as frail.
Researchers look at whether the type of surgical shunt used in newborns with complex heart disease makes a difference by the time they’re adolescents.